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Living Landmarks Competition

Volume 450: debated on Monday 23 October 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport on what basis the Big Lottery Fund’s Living Landmarks competition was set up; which six projects are competing; and if she will make a statement. (95796)

Living Landmarks is the programme set up by the Big Lottery Fund in response to the Government’s transformational grants Order. The programme will fund a small number of large scale projects of national and regional significance across the UK, which will transform, revitalise and regenerate communities.

The six projects short listed for the People’s Millions element of the programme are:

Nottinghamshire county council, Sherwood Forest: The Living Legend

Sustrans Ltd. Connect2 (people—places—pride)

National Museum of Science and Industry, NMSI Collections Centre

Eden Project Ltd., Dry Tropics Biome

Somerset county council, WATERLINKS

Black County Consortium Ltd., A Million People—the Black Country as Urban Park